News & Opportunities

Transition Day

Posted on: 16 Jun 2014

Extant joined Action for Blind People to deliver an employment 'Transition Day' for young visually impaired people in May.

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“Stunning and compelling” - The Chairs tour final week!

Posted on: 24 Apr 2014

The latest backstage pictures, interviews and feedback for our new production of Ionesco's The Chairs. Final London performances next week!

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Posted on: 15 Apr 2014

Extant's production of Ionesco's The Chairs opens this week and to celebrate we're offering £5 tickets for our Wolverhampton dates!

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Exclusive: The Chairs trailer

Posted on: 1 Apr 2014

A sneak peek behind the scenes at Extant's production of The Chairs, by Ionesco

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ZombieyeZ return!

Posted on: 1 Apr 2014

Listen to the entries to our 'What happened next?' challenge to create the final scene of our interactive online horror story.

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Sidetracked is back

Posted on: 1 Apr 2014

Our radio youth drama is now available to listen to online, featuring a new edit and sound effects.

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Major funding award

Posted on: 11 Mar 2014

Extant has been awarded a major grant from the Digital R&D Fund for the Arts for a project that will use interactive technology and an immersive installation to widen access and engagement in the arts.

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Dance participants: ‘I’m still on a high’

Posted on: 10 Mar 2014

We’re delighted to share some of the fantastic feedback from our February 2014 Dance programme.

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International Fellowship for Maria Oshodi

Posted on: 10 Mar 2014

Artistic Director Maria Oshodi has been awarded an international fellowship by British Council Cultural Exchange 2014, and will participate in a residency at Watts Village Theater Company, Los Angeles this summer.

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Early bird offer!

Posted on: 3 Mar 2014

Special ticket offer for the World Premiere and tour of our new production, The Chairs by Eugene Ionesco, 16 April – 2 May 2014.

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Final few places for Dance Programme

Posted on: 29 Jan 2014

Final few places left on our fantastic dance programme for visually impaired adults.

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In memory of Sandy Easton

Posted on: 27 Jan 2014

We are saddened at the tragic loss of an Extant performer, member and friend

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